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Treasures of the ANU Archives
Friday, 6 June 2014 - Tuesday, 30 September 2014
R.G. Menzies Building (#2), Fellows Road, ANU
The Treasures of the ANU Archives exhibition will highlight historic documents, photographs, maps, and film from the ANU Archives extensive collection including the University's own archives, and the Noel Butlin Archives Centre.
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - Saturday, 2 August 2014
ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery, Ellery Crescent, ANU
A survey of diverse contemporary sculptural practice by third and fourth year students of the School of Art sculpture workshop.
Step into the Limelight
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - Saturday, 9 August 2014
ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery, Ellery Crescent, ANU
Step into the Limelight is the ACT Department of Education's major arts showcase event. The student art exhibition marks the start of the Step into the Limelight festivities for 2014 which will include a film festival and gala performance.
ANU in New Zealand July 2014
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - Thursday, 31 July 2014
New Zealand - Wellington & Auckland
Meet face to face with an ANU representative in Wellington & Auckland. This opportunity will allow prospective undergraduate, graduate and summer research scholarship students to find out about ANU. Registration is essential.
Joyeux Noel, Christmas in July Film Night
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - Thursday, 31 July 2014
Theatre 5, Manning Clark Centre, Union Court, ANU
Bring on the mid-year Christmas cheer and join us for our Joyeux Noel Film night! Based on actual events, this film portrays the days in the First World War when Soldiers fighting on the Western front lay down arms in order to celebrate a peaceful Christmas together in No-Man's-Land. Jointly hosted by the French and German Societies, Snacks are guaranteed!
FUSION À LA PROVENÇALE: Progress towards fusion energy at ITER
Thursday, 31 July 2014 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Leonard Huxley Lecture Theatre, Mills Road, ANU
Established by the signature of the ITER Agreement in November 2006 and sited at St Paul Lez Durance in the highlands of Provence in southern France, the ITER project involves the European Union (including Switzerland), China, India, Japan, the Russian Federation, South Korea and the United States. ITER is a critical step in the development of fusion energy: its role is to confirm the feasibility of exploiting magnetic confinement fusion for the production of energy for peaceful purposes by providing an integrated demonstration of the physics and technology required for a fusion power plant.
National Centre of Biography, Biography workshop
Thursday, 31 July 2014 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Seminar Room A, Coombs Building, ANU
James Button, author of Speechless: A Year in my Father's Business, will speak on what writing an accidental biography of his father, the Labor Senator and Minister John Button, taught him about his father, Australia and himself.
Museums, human rights and memory: a transnational and comparative case study
Thursday, 31 July 2014 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Milgate Room, AD Hope Building
Presented as part of the Literary Studies Seminar Series. This thesis deals with the display of historical memories in contemporary human rights museums. It aims to explore how conflicted pasts are being framed through the lens of human rights, using four institutions from around the world as case studies. Given the current debates surrounding post-nationalism and the emergence of a transnational solidarity community, particular consideration will be given to the processes of social memory formation that unfold between the poles of the national and the transnational.
Sino-capitalist urbanization
Thursday, 31 July 2014 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Auditorium, CIW Building, Fellows Lane
This paper draws on Christopher McNally's (2012) concept of 'Sino-capitalism' to analyse the complex set of forces that have shaped China's urbanisation experience to date, as a prelude to understanding the challenges facing the central government as it embarks on its 'National New-type Urbanisation Plan' for 2014-2020, which places urbanisation at the centre of China's modernisation drive and its ongoing efforts to rebalance the economy towards domestic demand.
Protection of women in conflict: Chief of Army discusses the London Global Summit
Thursday, 31 July 2014 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Law Link Theatre, ANU College of Law, Fellows Road, ANU
The Centre for Military & Security Law and the ANU Gender Institute are pleased to co-host a Seminar featuring Lieutenant General David Morrison AO, the Chief of Army, Dr Susan Harris-Rimmer, Director of Studies at The Australian National University Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy and Ms Veronica Fynn, a PhD scholar at the ANU College of Law.
Australian Shorts by the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival
Thursday, 31 July 2014 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Auditorium, Centre for China in the World, Fellows Road, ANU
From emerging Australian filmmakers come revealing stories hiding behind history, behind the everyday, behind what we think it means to be Australian. As a proud supporter of the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF), the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences is delighted to invite you to an evening of inspiring Australian film.
Studying the Chinese Internet 研究中国互联网/ 研究中國互聯網
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - Friday, 1 August 2014
Day 1 - Room 1.04, Coombs Extension (8), Corner Garran & Fellows Road. Day 2 - Seminar Room, Australian Centre on China in the World (188), Fellows Lane.
China has the world's largest number of internet users, a vibrant web-based economy and social media landscape, and a government intent on managing the technology's social and political effects. This two-day workshop brings the nascent study of the Chinese web to the Australian National University with presentations by researchers from China studies, computer science and the social sciences.

Treasures of the ANU Archives
Friday, 6 June 2014 - Tuesday, 30 September 2014  more»
What will you do when your doctorate is done?
Friday, 1 August 2014 at 9:30 AM - 6:45 PM  more»
ANU/Canberra Times meet the author series with Greg Combet
Thursday, 7 August 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  more»
Neoclassical Growth Theory: From Swan to now
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM  more»
Eat, drink & be literary with Chris Uhlmann & Steve Lewis
Friday, 15 August 2014 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM  more»
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - Friday, 22 August 2014  more»
We are all made of stars: Establishing equity and diversity within Australian astronomy
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - Friday, 29 August 2014  more»
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